John Henry Hutchins PENNY 1857-1938 & Annie Eliza STEEL c1866-1948

Mount Gambier, South Australia; "Ardno East" Strathdownie & Merino, Victoria, Australia

John Henry Hutchins PENNY b. 1857 Devonshire, England, son of John PENNY and Elizabeth Mary PRIDHAM married in 1885, Glenburnie, South Australia to Annie Eliza STEEL b. ca1866 ___, daughter of Archibald STEEL and Isabelle LIVINGSTONE.

This family appears to have lived in South Australia before moving over the border where John PENNY became a Grazier on "Ardno East" Strathdownie, Victoria.

George Alexander PENNY was one of their sons who served in WW1 and obtained a Soldier Settlement block on the Glenorchy Estate near Merino, Victoria. He is listed on the Strathdownie WW1 Honour Roll.

Another son Robert Adolphus PENNY was one of their sons who also served in WW1 and was also listed on the WW1 Strathdownie Honour Roll.

John Henry Hutchins PENNY & Annie Eliza STEEL had the following known family:

  1. William Arthur PENNY b. 1884, Mount Gambier, SA, d, 1978, Hamilton, Vic, m. Frances Eva GRINHAM.;

  2. Alice Ethel PENNY b. 1886, Glenburnie, SA, d. 1965, Mount Gambier, SA, m. John Angus Campbell Stewart McEACHERN.;

  3. Robert Adolphus PENNY b. 1887, Mt Gambier, SA, d. 1955, Portland, Vic, m. Lucy May COLLINS.;

  4. John Archibald PENNY b. 1891, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1932, Orbost, Vic m. ___.;

  5. George Alexander PENNY b. 1895, Mt Gambier, SA, d. 1951, Melbourne, Vic m. 1917, England to Beatrice May WHEELER 1895-?.;

  6. Isabella Mary Elizabeth PENNY b. 1896, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1967. m1. Philip Glenthorn GAMMON, m2. Joseph William HUGILL.;

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